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100 Kansas GOP Endorse Democrat for Governor

By John Hanna | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Democratic challenger Paul Davis sought Tuesday to give his campaign for Kansas governor a bipartisan boost by announcing endorsements from more than 100 moderate Republicans who've split with conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback

Texas Dems Unveil Pro-LGBT Platform: Ban Conversion Therapy

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
The Texas Democratic Party is putting gay rights front and center this November at the ballot box with a platform that calls for a ban on gay conversion therapy for minors, marriage equality and employment non-discrimination.

The Tea Party: Bringing Down a Republican Near You?

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
Yes, Virginia, you’ve been a Santa Claus. But to whom, exactly? For starters: Anyone who actually takes an interest in politics. The game, having grown unbearably stale, just got interesting again.

In Switch, Gay Rights Issue Now Favoring Democrats

By Nicholas Riccardi | Saturday May 24, 2014
It wasn’t all that long ago that Republicans used gay marriage as a tool to drive Election Day turnout. But as public opinion on the issue has turned and courts strike down same-sex marriage bans, gay rights is evolving into a wedge issue for Democrats.

Half of Millennials More Likely to Lean Democratic

By Jesse J. Holland | Friday Mar 7, 2014
Young adults like to think of themselves as independent, but when it comes to politics, they’re more likely than not to lean to the left.

After Primary Victory, Texas’ Davis Faces Big Odds

By Paul J Weber | Thursday Mar 6, 2014
After her easy victory in the Texas Democratic primary, Wendy Davis, one of the brightest stars of the 2014 campaign, is now embarking on her mission to win the governor’s office and revive her party’s fortunes in the heart of conservative America.

Kentucky’s Top Democrats Divided By Marriage Equality

By Brett Barrouquere | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Two of Kentucky’s top Democrats split sharply Tuesday over same-sex marriage, with Gov. Beshear saying outside lawyers will be hired to appeal a decision granting recognition to gay couples married in other states

NY Dem Rep. Maloney to Marry Long-Time Partner

By Henry C. Jackson | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
Freshman Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney plans to marry his long-time partner, who proposed over Christmas.

Will The Next Governor of Maine be Gay?

By David Sharp | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
The congressman who wants to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage says his personal life has never factored into his jobs at a paper mill, in the Maine Legislature or on Capitol Hill. But now his private life isn’t so private.

All Senate Democrats Back ENDA

By Donna Cassata | Wednesday Oct 30, 2013
All Democrats in the Senate are backing a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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